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  • Did you know at the 1990 World Cup each UAE player who scored was given a Rolls Royce? 10 incredible facts about FIFA World Cup June 4, 2014

    Did you know that FIFA President Sepp Blatter was once the head of the World Society of Friends of Suspenders? Here are 10 bizarre facts about the FIFA World Cup that you probably did not know. ...
  • Top 10 new species for 2014 includes an appealing carnivorous mammal, 12metretall tree hiding in plain sight May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: From the approximately 18,000 new species named during the previous year, an international committee of taxonomists and related experts selected the top 10 that includes an appealing carnivorous mammal, a 12metretall tree that has been hiding in plain sight and a sea anemone that lives under an Antarctic...
  • Just bought a new Android phone? 10 free apps that you must install August 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Riding on the success of Android, smartphone sales have overtaken that of feature phones. But the sad part is that most users do not make the most of their phones, many are not even aware of how to. There is a lot beyond the social networking, image editing...
  • On Sridevi's 50th birthday, counting her best films August 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sridevi turned 50 Tuesday. She still has the charm and curves that can give many leading actresses of the Hindi film industry a run for their money. What's more, her critically acclaimed 'English Vinglish' last year has proved that her acting skills are yet to turn rusty. On her...
  • 10 smartest things that you can do with a smartphone August 7, 2013

    Smartphones do not necessarily make their users smarter, but they can be put to use for some really smart stuff. From brewing a cup of coffee to monitoring your hearbeat this infographic showcases 10 interesting uses that you can put your phone to. ...
  • Top 10 most used smartphone apps: Google Maps beats Facebook by a mile August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Of all the apps available today for different platforms, GlobalWebIndex has listed the top 10 apps most actively used by the 969.49 million strong global smartphone population. According to data released by GlobalWebIndex, Google Maps is the most used smartphone app, with over 54 per cent of the...
  • Race for 2nd Test spot heats up as Pujara breaks into top-10 March 13, 2013

    Dubai: India are locked in a tight three-way contest with Australia and England for the second position in the ICC Test Championship table while batting sensation Cheteshwar Pujara has, for the first time, broken into the top-10 of the Player Rankings for Test batsmen. The three sides are currently separated by...
  • 10 must-know tips on how to keep your passwords strong and secure February 28, 2013

    New York: Rarely does a week go by without news of another hacking incident, whether it's Chinese hackers accused of breaking in to The New York Times' computer systems or Burger King finding its Twitter account taken over by pranksters. Security threats aren't new and have long been part of online...
  • Top 10 Facebook games of 2012 December 30, 2012

    SongPop (FreshPlanet) - The music trivia game SongPop was the crowd favourite this year.Dragon City (Social Point) -  The social mobile game Dragon City came in at second. It is a new game where you breed your own dragons and create a fantastic world of magical islands. You can also combat against your friends with you team of dragons. Join the fairytale fun and hatch a dragon egg.Bike Race (Top Free games) - Drive through amazing jumps and loops as fast as you can to beat your Facebook friends in this fast-paced physics-based racing game.
  • Top 10 tech trends of 2012 December 26, 2012

    Photo filters - Many people were seen using photo editing apps thsi year like Instagram and Pixlr O-matic on Android, PicMix on BlackBerry and so on. This was evident as most of the photographs seen this year on networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus had photo filters applied to them.Large-screened phones - We witnessed a rise in the number of large-screened phones this year. From home-grown manufacturers to tech titans, almost every company came up with at least one large-screened phone this year. Low-cost tablets - Considering the  price sensitivity of Indian customers, many second-rung manufacturers in India came up with low-cost tablets this year. Most of these low-costs tabs are priced under Rs 7K.
  • Apple iPhone 5: Top 10 rumours September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: With only two more days to go for the launch of the the nextgeneration Apple iPhone, rumours about the iPhone 5 are doing frenzied rounds in the technology world. Apple, recently, sent out a cryptic invitation to the press with the message "It's almost here", and the...
  • London 2012 closing ceremony: Top 10 interesting facts August 12, 2012

    New Delhi: To bid farewell to the London 2012 Olympics, Google on Sunday has come up with the London 2012 closing ceremony doodle, which is apparently the last Google doodle this Olympics. Here are the top 10 interesting facts about the doodle and the ceremony that wraps up the sofar...
  • Amelia Earhart: Top 10 quotes July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: On the 115th birth anniversary of Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, here we bring you the top 10 quotes by her. Earhart was not only an aviatrix, but she was also a famous author. She was a successful and heavily promoted...
  • Top 10: New features in the new Microsoft Office July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office. The next release is touted to feature an intuitive design that works with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets. It takes advantage of cloud computing and is designed for use...
  • Masala Dosa among 10 dishes to try before you die July 9, 2012

    New York: Popular South Indian dish Masala Dosa has made it to the list of '10 foods to try before you die', compiled by the Huffington Post. The list, prepared by travel blog viator for the newspaper, includes dishes from around the world as a musttry for travellers. Masala dosa features...
  • Tusshar Kapoor's butt, moobs: 10 funniest tweets May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: As soon as actor Tusshar Kapoor tweeted a photo of him posing with his butt peeking out of his low waist jeans, Twitter users eagerly rose to the challenge of dissing the actor and cracking jokes at his expense. The pose is similar to that of John Abraham's in...
  • Anna movement among top stories of 2011: Time December 8, 2011

    New York: Anna Hazare's anticorruption movement that saw Indians rally in support has been named among the top 10 news stories in the world this year by Time magazine, which listed the Arab Spring and killing of Osama bin Laden as the top attentiongrabbing headlines. Time magazine compiled 54 wideranging lists...
  • The 10 highest grossing Kannada films this year November 7, 2011

    Here are the top 10 Kannada highest grossing films of the year. 1. Hudugar Casting: Puneeth, Radika Pandith, Srinagara Kitty and Yogi Director: Maadesh Music: V Harikrishna 2. Saarathi Casting: Darshan and Deepa Director: Dinakar Toogudeep Music: V Harikrishna 3. Kempegouda Casting : Sudeep, Ragini Dwivedi Director: Sudeep Music : Arjun 4. Jaani Mera...
  • Watch: 10 classic Shammi Kapoor songs August 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood lost its favourite son Shammi Kapoor on Sunday, an actor who left his indelible mark on decades of flamboyant acting and revitalized the popular romance. Kapoor, known for his energetic dance moves that charmed moviegoers of all generations, is survived by his wife Neela Devi and two...
  • Sharapova still No. 1 in earnings August 3, 2011

    New York: Maria Sharapova may not have won a grand slam title since 2008, but the Russian tennis player remains unchallenged as the world's highest paid woman in professional sports. For the seventh straight year, Sharapova topped the annual list provided by Forbes magazine, despite failing to add to her...
  • Spelling Bee: 10 words we bet you'd get wrong June 3, 2011

    New Delhi: If "cymotrichous" sounds Greek to you, it is. Indian American Sukanya Roy won the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee crown to retain the coveted honour for the community for the fourth year in a row. She spelled the Greek synonym for wavy hair correctly. Here are some tonguetwisting gems...
  • Top 10: Valentine's Day love songs February 14, 2011

    New Delhi: You've got the scented candles, the cake is looking scrumptious and the setting couldn't have been more romantic for the perfect date. All you need now is good music that will set the tone for an excellent evening. While Celine Dion's 'Titanic' soundtrack tops our list of English...
  • Travel Picks: Top 10 ski destinations January 9, 2011

    London: For travelers who embrace the snow with sheer dedication, winter is a time to take advantage of all the fresh powder on the ski slopes. Travel website Cheapflights.com (wwww.cheapflights.com) offers powder hounds its choices for the top 10 ski destinations. Reuters has not endorsed this list: 1. Park City,...
  • Travel Picks: Top 10 places to celebrate New Year's eve December 24, 2010

    New York: Break out the party favors and the bubbly it's almost time to ring in the New Year. To avoid another night in with the television, Men's website AskMen.com (www.askmen.com) offers its top 10 list of New Year's destinations for travelers keen to find fun out of town. Reuters...
  • The 10 things you didn't know about onions December 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Here are the 10 things that you didn't know about onions! 1. The onion is believed to have originated in Asia. 2. There are 45 calories in one serving of onions. 3. Ancient Egyptians worshipped the onion, believing that its spherical shape and concentric rings symbolized eternity. 4. In Bronze Age...
  • 'Palinism' , 'Obamamess' top words of 2011 December 7, 2010

    Los Angeles: 'Palinism' and 'Obamamess'are likely to be among the top global words of 2011, as the United States gears up for its next presidential elections, according to a language monitoring group. The coming year will also likely be commonly deemed 'TwentyEleven' as the Englishspeaking world moves away from disagreement over...